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 Certificate Digital Marketing (ACE CREDIT®)
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Certificate Digital Marketing (ACE CREDIT®)

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Calendar Current session started Mar 29, 2021

Bristol is partnering with MindEdge, founded by Harvard and MIT educators in 1998, to improve the way our region learns – student by student. Online, self-paced or instructor led, MindEdge offers over 30 courses in very diverse sectors. Many courses come with certificates leading to a career or a new skill to develop and expand your portfolio.

The best part is you can register for this class anytime!

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Certificate Description:

This online course introduces learners to the principles, strategies, and technology of digital marketing. Video commentary from marketing professionals provides insight into the challenges and best practices of the field. The self-paced course offers an assortment of interactive exercises, videos, selected readings, case studies, and self-assessments that engage students and provide opportunities to demonstrate their knowledge of digital marketing and practice relevant skills.

Topics covered in the course:

  • Content Marketing
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Paid Search/Paid Advertising
  • Conversion Rate Optimization
  • Digital Marketing Strategy
  • Web Analytics
  • Google Analytics
  • Marketing Automation
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Mobile Marketing

This course has been evaluated by The American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT®) with a recommendation of 2 credits, lower division, in business or marketing.

A student's grade in the course will be based on their performance on a final, cumulative exam. The final exam is composed of 50 multiple-choice questions. Students will have 2 hours to complete the exam. The exam is proctored. For more information, please see the syllabus.

If students do not earn a passing score of 70% on their first attempt, they will have the opportunity to take the exam 2 additional times (3 total attempts). Students must wait 24 hours between exam retakes. A passing score of 70% of above is required to request college credit for this certificate.

Total PDUs/ Contact Hours: 12

  • Leadership PDUs: 0.75
  • Strategic & Business Management PDUs: 6
  • Technical PM PDUs: 6.75
  • CEUs: 3.3 (Contact Hours: 36 hours)
  • HRCIs: 22.5 (Type: Specified - Strategic Business: 22.5)
  • SHRMs: 33
  • ACE Credits: 2

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 Certificate in Cybersecurity
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Certificate in Cybersecurity

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Certificate Description:

Cybersecurity, also known as Information Security, is the protection of data and personally identifiable information from malicious attacks, theft, and destruction. Failures of cybersecurity policies, both in large corporations and governmental agencies, have earned significant visibility and negative publicity in recent months and years. As the amount of data being stored continues to increase, and as hackers become more sophisticated, the need for cybersecurity is greater than ever.

Topics covered in the course:

  • Communication and Network Security
  • Asset Security
  • Security and Risk Managment
  • Security Engineering
  • Identity and Access Managment
  • Security Assessment and Testing
  • Security Operations
  • Software Development Security

 Total PDUs/ Contact Hours: 40 and 365 access days

  • Leadership PDUs: 5
  • Strategic & Business Management PDUs: 11.5
  • Technical PM PDUs: 23.5
  • CEUs: 4 (Contact Hours: 40 hours)
  • HRCIs: 40 (Type: Specified - Strategic Business: 40)
  • SHRMs: 35

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Certificate in Computer Skills for the Office
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Certificate in Computer Skills for the Office

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Calendar Current session started Mar 29, 2021

Bristol is partnering with MindEdge, founded by Harvard and MIT educators in 1998, to improve the way our region learns – student by student. Online, self-paced or instructor led, MindEdge offers over 30 courses in very diverse sectors. Many courses come with certificates leading to a career or a new skill to develop and expand your portfolio.

The best part is you can register for this class anytime!

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Certificate Description:

Bring to your Office skills to a whole new level by diving into a suite set of powerful instructional courses. Excel with Excel, and move from the basics to an advanced level. Employ all of your newly-learned tips and tricks to unlock new dimensions from your data. Plus, expand your presentation prowess, with courses that deliver on the functional basics of the PowerPoint application while boosting your visual design skillset. Watch well-crafted video tutorials while reinforcing your learning with built-in knowledge checks, interactive exercises, and interactive games. Upon successful completion of all courses in this certificate program, you can download and print a Certificate of Completion And with this special pricing, you'll get the Excel Basics course free and a cumulative discount of 38%, versus buying each course separately.

Courses Included in this Certificate:

  • PowerPoint for Business
  • Excel Basics
  • Visual PowerPoint
  • Excel Tips & Tricks
  • Excel Advanced Skills
  • Microsoft Word Basics

Total PDUs/ Contact Hours: 6

  • Leadership PDUs: 1.75
  • Technical PM PDUs: 4.25
  • CEUs: 1.8 (Contact Hours: 18 hours)
  • SHRMs: 18

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Teacher's Aide with ParaPro Prep
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Teacher's Aide with ParaPro Prep

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Calendar Current session started Mar 29, 2021

Bristol and ed2go are partnering to present a menu of professional programs to prepare for exams and certifications – some industry recognized!

Self-paced and instructor-led, ed2go is a platform to develop your resume and enhance your career.

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Class Description:t

Schools need paraprofessionals! This course will prepare you for the ETS ParaPro Assessment exam, so you can work as a teacher's aide. You'll learn how these paraprofessional educators assist with classroom instruction and build a foundation in educational principles like classroom management. Most importantly, you'll develop strategies to support students of different learning abilities in reading, writing, and math.

What you will learn:

  • What paraprofessional educators do and how they work in the education system
  • Roles and responsibilities of a teacher's aide in various settings
  • Benchmarks of development for children and adolescents
  • Classroom management strategies, instructional control, and positive behavior supports
  • Characteristics and intervention strategies for students with various disabilities
  • ParaPro Assessment exam preparation strategies

How you will benefit:

  • Develop a career roadmap for becoming a teacher's aide
  • Pass the Para Pro Praxis assessment and enhance your professional profile
  • Develop strategies to support students of different learning abilities

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Blended Nursing Assistant Training (CNA)


with Wendy Sandford

Calendar Current session started Sep 20, 2022 at 9 am
3 additional sessions through Nov 8, 2022

This 100 hour course of Blended training gives you the opportunity to start your training to be become a CNA with a flexible course option. Up to 50% of the program coursework is provided through a digital immersive, story-based curriculum. 

This digital curriculum teaches future nursing assistants the skills needed to succeed in their job, while engaging students.  In conjunction with online theory, students will meet in person with highly qualified instructors in our state approved lab to learn the skills portion of their Nursing Assistant Training, as well as clinical hours in a skilled nursing facility. 

This course is recommended for those students that may be unable to attend full in- person classes or for those who prefer online learning. 

Online Theory 48 hours, In person Lab/Skills 26 hours and 26  hours clinical. With successful course completion, you will receive a Nurse Assistant Training certificate & CPR Certification and will be eligible to take the State NAT Competency Exam.  This course also meets the Rhode Island reciprocity / endorsment requirements

The cost of uniforms and State testing fees are not included. Pre-requisite forms must be completed prior to the start of class.  Registration ends two weeks prior to the class. 

Registration Deadline: 2 weeks prior to the start of class 

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions

Addtional questions:
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Course Schedules: 
All In Person skills held at Bristol Community College
777 Elsbree Street, Fall River, MA 02720 
Room E201 A 

    • *In-person dates listed below for each class.
  • 48 hrs of online course work can be completed during any time that works for you
    • You must meet weekly sections assigned prior to skills session. 

September 20 - October 25th 

Orientation: September 20th                                                             *In Person Skills: September 20, 27, October 4, 11, 18,             Tuesday's 9-2:30                                                                                * In Person Clinical: October 20,24,25  7am – 3pm 

September 21 – November 5, 2022 
Orientation: September 21st (ONLINE)
*In Person Skills: September 28, October 5, 12, 19, 26, November 2nd 
5pm – 9pm 
* In Person Clinical: October 29, 30 & November 5th  
7am – 3pm 

October 11 – November 16, 2022
Orientation: October 11th (ONLINE) 
*In Person Skills: October 31, November 1, 7, 8, 14
Monday & Tuesdays 
9am – 2:30pm 
* In Person Clinical: November 15, 16,17
7am – 3pm  

November 8 – December 16, 2022 
Orientation: November 8th (ONLINE) 
*In Person Skills: November 22,29,30; December 6, 13  
9am – 2:00pm 
* In Person Clinical: December 14, 15, 16 
7am – 3pm 

Important Information: To meet program requirements prerequisite forms must be completed in the link that you will receive via email after registration. Forms must be uploaded to the link sent for secure processing. Do not email forms. These forms must be received prior to the start of class.

Students will receive a link to securely upload your medical forms. Be prepared to upload the following documents:  

  • Copy of high school diploma/transript or GED/HiSet (If do not have high school diploma or GED please contact for placement test.)
  • Up to date physical form (within 1 year) 
  • Immunization record
  • Negative Tuberculosis Test
  • Proof of Flu vaccine
  • Covid-19 Vaccination card 

*Students will receive directions on how to submit both the C.O.R.I and S.O.R.I. applications upon registering for class. All students must submit an online C.O.R.I. and S.O.R.I application with a photocopy of your driver’s license.  A positive C.O.R.I. may prevent students from completing the clinical requirement of the program.


Real Estate Sales Exam Prep

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 27, 2022 at 6 pm

The Real Estate Sales Exam Prep course is a prerequisite for licensing as a real estate salesperson and approved by the Massachusetts Real Estate Board. This course covers basic brokerage, legal aspects of brokerage, financing, closing, listing, valuation, and everything else you need to know to pass the exam.

*Books are not included and are purchased before class begins from Anjos Realty.  Students will be notified as to how to purchase the book once registered. The cost of the books are $70.00 and can only be paid by check or money order.

Bristol has a long-standing partnership with Anjos Realty Services, a local business in Fairhaven, MA.

About Anjos Realty Services:

Anjos Realty Services has evolved, expanded and grown into the multi-faceted company it is today. At the center of its success is the Real Estate and Real Estate Education Services that John Anjos, the founder, and president of Anjos Realty Services has developed for over forty years. 

John and his associates offer extensive real estate experience as educators, brokers, and investors. Anjos Realty Services provides  students with the practical knowledge and individualized services needed as a homeowner or real estate investor. 

If you’re considering becoming a real estate agent, Anjos Realty Services will help you study for your Massachusetts Real Estate License. 

For more information on the exam and to register for the state exam visit:

Medical Interpreting

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 4, 2022 at 6 pm

Medical interpreters are in great demand both in-person and remotely by video or phone. Interpreters can elect to work for a hospital, school, or state agency, or as contractors with many agencies throughout the country. They can also elect to work remotely from home where they can work independently and make their own hours.

Open to all languages, this 60-hour program provides a working knowledge of medical interpreting, including standards of practice, ethics, HIPAA regulations, cultural competency, and medical terminology/vocabulary.

The course provides intense practice via oral role plays on a variety of medical topics. The student will also be introduced to VRI (video remote interpreting) and OPI (Over the Phone Interpreting).

Offered in collaboration with TransFluenci EDU, this course is designed for those preparing for entry-level careers as medical interpreters as well as for working interpreters preparing for the National Board Certificate exam. 

Students must be fully bilingual and must be fluent in English and one other language.

You will hear from the language assessment coordinator prior to the start of class for an assessment in the language you designated when registering.  To meet program requirements, you must pass the language assessment.

This program meets the National Board for Medical Interpreter Certification training requirement and prepares you to pass the national certification exam. Upon completion of this course, students may elect to apply for national certification.

For information on certification requirements and cost click on the links below:

CCHI, Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters

NBCMI, National Board for the Certification of Medical Interpreters

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